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The Next3 filesystem

The Next3 filesystem

Posted May 14, 2010 15:36 UTC (Fri) by mebrown (subscriber, #7960)
In reply to: The Next3 filesystem by ringerc
Parent article: The Next3 filesystem

BTRFS has exactly what you describe (VSS) at the filesystem level, and is widely held to be the heir-apparent of the Linux Filesystem of the Future(TM) crown.

In fact, in Fedora 13, there is a yum plugin that will snapshot the system before every yum transaction, meaning you can rollback to any previous system state if an upgrade goes awry.


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